#Vadim Kalukhov

Russian Central Bank: Evolution of Fintech Companies Will Cause Bank Affiliations to Disappear

Development of financial technologies and fintech companies will optimize the Russian banking network, while the banks themselves will be engaged in creating infrastructure for fintech companies providing various services to their customers. This is the brief extract of the speech given at Fintech Lab 2016 on June 28 by Vadim Kalukhov, director for financial technology […]

Russian Central Bank Wants to Separate Blockchain from Bitcoin

Vadim Kalukhov, head of newly established Department of Financial Technologies, Projects, and Process Organization of the Bank of Russia, has confirmed the regulator’s interest for blockchain technology. In his interview with FutureBanking Kaluhkov, however, insists that terms “bitcoin”, “blockchain” and “distributed ledgers” shall be approached separately.